Thousands of Russians in Moscow marched and rioted in protest of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration. This photo, snapped by Jessica Ioffe, shows a little boy on a bicycle staring down Russian riot police armed. This photo has reportedly become a symbol for the Russian protesters.
This photo features a view of a crowd of people on Ormand Street in the Summerhill neighborhood of Atlanta. Police shot and killed a suspected car thief, which played as yet another instance of police brutality among African Americans. Following the shooting, several thousand people took to the streets for four days of unrest. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and its leader Stokely Carmichael were accused of inciting the unrest, September 6, 1966. Photo credit: Atlanta…
"The First Blood for American Independence Was Shed by a Negro: Crispus Attucks" - A silent march to protest the police’s treatment of blacks during riots in East St. Louis, 1917 Photo credit: Underwood & Underwood
Banned Derry Civil Rights march broken up by Royal Ulster Constabulary batons in the presence of Member of Parliament Gerry Fitt, three British Labour Members of Parliament, and a television crew. Two nights of rioting ensued, October 5, 1968.
The unrest in Bahrain continues Riot police and Bahraini anti-government protesters face off Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in the Shiite Muslim village of Sitra, Bahrain. Riot police in Bahrain fired tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades as they clashed with hundreds of opposition supporters, some hurling Molotov cocktails, following the politically charged funeral of a 15-year-old boy. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) AP [click photo for a short documentary on the Bahraini uprising]